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  • April 15, 2014
    This is a video of juggler Lindzee Poi performing "Amelymeloptical illusions" using four rings. What the hell are "Amelymeloptical illusions?" No clue, but they clearly take some fairly powerful magic to conjure. Does Lindzee dabble in the dark arts? One mentally deficient ... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    This is a video of a Brazilian boy who built himself a little model excavator using plastic syringe hydraulics. Most impressive. I'd pretend I could have made something like that growing up, but I'd be lying. The only thing I was making at his age were messes in my pants. "... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2014
    These are the stylized Pokemon Gold and Silver posters designed by artist Marinko Milosevski (of these Pokemon Blue and Red posters and all of these other amazing video game posters fame. Buy prints of all the posters HERE). Not only does Marinko have a cool name, he's got ST... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2014
    How much for the slippers? This is the full set of wearable Iron Man armor 20-year old Kai-Xiang Xhong built out of cardboard. So, technically, it's Cardboard Man armor. Although -- only Iron Man's original armor was actually made out of iron. Now it's like, nano-particles ... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2014
    Looks like a painting, right? Well it's not, it's a 3-D rendering of Benczúr Gyula's 1885 painting Budavár visszavétele created by 3-D artist Farkas Zsolt with over 8.5-million polygons. That is a lot of polygons. Polly want a cracker? Polly want a -- wait, where'd she go? ... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2014
    This is a series of children's medical helmets painted by artist Paula Strawn to look cooler than the plain white they come in. They almost make me wish I had to wear a medical helmet. I don't though. "Then what's that on your head?" Oh this? This is a CRASH helmet. "And ... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2014
    This is 'Adventure Timey-Wimey' the Adventure Time/Doctor Who mural painted by James Hance for his 9-year old daughter, Maddy. Pretty awesome, right? You know what my parents painted on the walls of my room? Demons. Demons and 'Children who get out of bed at night will be e... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2014
    This is a shot from Sesame Street Fighter, an HTML5 game you can play in a browser window right HERE. Which character you choose determines the difficulty setting, and have to quickly type the words that show up on screen to attack your opponent and win. The game engine isn't... / Continue →
  • February 21, 2014
    This is the found object Cthulhu lamp sculpture crafted by French Canadian artist Karl Dupere-Richer. What a beautifully assembled pile of garbage. Want to bake your own Cthulhu? The ingredients!: ...one PVC patio chair, 14 chair feet, one flowerpot, one umbrella base, two... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2014
    This is a video of acrobat Kai Hou pulling off a bunch of stunts I didn't know were humanly possible. And to think I can't even pull off a back-flip off the diving board. I'm a f***ing beast at pencils though. Keep going for the worthwhile video and wish you'd run away to jo... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2014
    This is the Game of Thrones themed tiered wedding cake baked and decorated by Northern Ireland based Candytuft Cakes. Each tier is inspired by something different. The bottom tier is inspired by Tyrion Lannister's leather tabards, the gold layer by Brienne of Tarth's armor, t... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2014
    Note: Worthwhile larger version HERE. This is the portrait of famed animator Hayao Miyazaki created by DeviantARTist C3nmt using Miyazaki's movie characters. I'm actually playing through Level-5 and Studio Ghibli's PS3 game 'Ni No Kuni' right now, and it's like living in one ... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2014
    This is the LEGO Motorized Patriot from Bioshock Infinite built by LEGOManiac Carl Merriam. Speaking of -- when's the second part of the Burial at Sea DLC coming out? The first part wasn't nearly long enough to sate my appetite. I felt like I went out to a fancy dinner but t... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2014
    These are the terrifying, predominately zombie/horror themed makeup transformations Stephanie Fernendez created for herself (links to her website with tutorials). Clearly she has the skills to pay the bills. Me? My water's already been shut off and they're coming to cut my e... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2014
    This is the Joker themed leather suit of armor and mask made by Prince Armory (of Batman and Aquaman armor fame). It looks amazing. I think Facebook commenter Christopher R. really hit the nail on the head when he said, "I would like to be buried in this, even if it meant sti... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you want to print it out and make out with it like you do all those Jennifer Lawrence pictures you find online. This is a pictorial of the process that New York sculptor Randall Rosenthal uses to carve a box of money out of a block of wood. W... / Continue →
  • January 16, 2014
    Okay, so I'm in between doctor's appointments while the country's best (cheapest) medical teams try to figure out what the hell new disease I'm patient zeroing. Hopefully not one from eating cat shit. These are a bunch of impressive Zelda universe creatures imagined in real l... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2014
    This is the Joker themed LEGO funhouse built by LEGOmaniac Paul Hetherington. The build is impressive to begin with, but even more impressive when you see the video and realize PARTS OF IT ARE ANIMATED. Not like a cartoon though, I mean they move. Me? I rarely move. *lifti... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2013
    This is the 500,000+ piece LEGO car that was built by 20-year-old Romanian Raul Oaida. Obviously it's not 100% LEGO (chassis, axles, wheels), but it is fueled by compressed air powering 256 LEGO pistons and can allegedly reach speeds up to 20MPH. For reference, that's faster ... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2013
    This is Princess Bubblegum's castle recreated in gingerbread and candy by Redditor IHaveAFluffyCat. Cool, IHaveASmoothTurtle. She posted a pictorial of the entire operation on Imgur, so if you're interested in trying and failing to repeat the process you're more than welcome.... / Continue →